8 Days A Week

All events listed in 8 Days a Week are open to the public. To submit a listing, send to FFW, 203 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72701, or fax to 444-7289, at least two weeks prior to event. Submissions are printed as space allows. Photographs and art are also considered.
Independence Day Events

Bella Vista Fireworks Display tonight at Loch Lomond Dam. Information: Free. 855-5014.

City of Rogers Fireworks Show Thursday night at Veterans Park. Activities including recorded music and vendors supplying food and drinks starting at 6 p.m. Fireworks will begin around 9:30 p.m.
Free. 621-1117

Gentry Freedom Fest, July 4 at Gentry City Park on Main Street. Music by the Continental Singers and Earl’s Garage. Miss Independence Day Pageant, softball tournament, horseshoe tournament, camel rides, antique tractors and equipment, inflatables, car show and Sooner pro wrestling exhibition. Fireworks begin at dusk. Inflatable rides will cost $10 for an all-day armband, and the pageant entry fee is $25. 736-2358

Siloam Springs Fireworks at dusk on July 4 at the Siloam Springs Airport. Free. 524-5779

M&Ms Chocolate Candies Fourth of July Celebration at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. Fireworks and a concert by Daniel Lee Martin.Ticketed patrons of the LPGA event will be admitted free. A designated public viewing area for those without a ticket will be available in a vacant field across the street from Metropolitan State Bank along Champions Drive in Rogers. 657-6410

RODEO OF THE OZARKS today and Friday at Parson’s Stadium in Springdale. 927-2295.

WOODYFEST Wednesday through July 13 in Okemah, Okla. Celebrating the life and music of Woody Guthrie with live music, kids events, panel discussions, open mic events and more. Judy Collins, Jimmy LaFave, Ellis Paul, Butch Hancock, John Gorka, Amy Speace, Joel Rafael, Sara Hickman, Sam Baker and David and Adam Amram. Free. WoodyGuthrie.com.

ROCKLAHOMA, with bands from the ‘80s July 10-13 at the Catch the Fever Festival Grounds on Hwy. 69 near Pryor, Okla. Over 80 Band on three stages, including Night Ranger, Triumph, Warrant, Cinderella and Tesla. Campsites available. feverfest.com or 866-310-2288.

SUNFLOWERS & SANGRIA at 6 p.m. July 10 at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks on Crossover in Fayetteville. Casual after-hours. $15-$20. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.


OLD WEST FILM FEST: “The Bargain” (1914), “The Silent Man” (1917), “Thundering Hoofs” (1924), and “The Last Trail” (1927) beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at the Shiloh Museum. Free; popcorn and lemonade served. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.

FAMILY FLICKS: “SPIDERMAN” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jones Center for Families. Free; Next week: “SPIDERMAN 2”. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.

LUCKY 13 OUTDOOR CINEMA: “HORTON HEARS A WHO” at dusk Sunday at the Parking Lot at 1 E. Main St. in Eureka Springs. Next week: “VIVA LAS VEGAS” and “THE QUEEN OF OUTERSPACE”. $3; BYO Seating. lucky13cinema.org.

OMNI CENTER NWACC’S SUMMER FILM FEST: “Speaking Freely: Ray McGovern on U.S. Intelligence” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at NWACC’s White Auditorium, (Burns Hall, Rm 1080), in Bentonville. Free; discussion follows film. 855-6836.

OPERA IN THE OZARKS: Mozart’s “Cosi Fan Tutte”, Puccini’s “La Boheme”, and Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado”, through July at Opera in the Ozarks, 16311 Hwy 62 West, Eureka Springs. 253-8595.

FRISCO FILM NIGHT Tuesdays, through July 29 at the Frisco Stage in Downtown Rogers. Free; bring blankets or chairs. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.

NATIONAL LEAGUE OF AMERICAN PEN WOMEN, NWA Branch at 11 a.m. Friday at the Arts Center of the Ozarks. 925-7739.

LIFEWRITING, A GROUP FOR PEOPLE interested in writing the stories of their own lives or those of family and friends, at 10 a.m. Monday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 790-2588.

ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHT’S WORKSHOP at 6 p.m. Mondays at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free; doesn’t meet 2nd Monday of the month. faylib.org or 582-4448.

BOOKTALK@NIGHT: “THE SPUTNIK SWEETHEART” by Haruki Murakami at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Fayetteville Public Library. Registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222.

“WORSHIPPING THE MYTHS OF WORLD WAR II: Reflections on America’s Dedication to War” by Edward W. Wood, Jr. at 6:30 p.m. July 10 at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville. Panel discussion with retired UA history professor David Edwards; retired teacher, soldier and farmer John Rule; UA anthropology and Latin American studies professor Steve Striffler; retired UA Agriculture professor and WWII veteran Lyell Thompson; with moderator Dick Bennett. omni-forums.blogspot.com or 442-4600.

BIG SMITH at 7 p.m. today in Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. accessfayetteville.org or 444-3471.

SUNDAY JAZZ AT NATURE’S WATER, featuring Garrett Jones and Company, at 5 p.m. Sunday at 275 Huntsville Rd. in Fayetteville. $8. 582-2393.

CROSS CANADIAN RAGWEED at 6 p.m. July 10 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.

PICKIN’ IN THE PARK at 6 p.m. Saturdays in Frisco Park in Rogers. mainstreetrogers.com or 936-5487.

ART CLASSES in July at the Citizens Bank Gallery in Prairie Grove. For children and adults. 846-0899.

JUGGLING CLUB at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 518.

TV PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS at 7 p.m. Monday at Community Access Television in Fayetteville. Free; no registration needed; no 5th Monday workshop. 444-3433.

FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trinity United Methodist Church. 756-3298.

BUDDHIST MEDITATION at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 422-6526.

A COURSE IN MIRACLES at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville. unityfay.org or 442-0680.

MEDITATION AND CHANTING at 9 p.m. Sundays at the School of Metaphysics in Fayetteville. som.org or 527-6804.

DEVIL’S DEN GAMES Friday at Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork. Free. arkansasstateparks.com or 761-3325.

OZARK OFF ROAD CYCLISTS meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at West Mountain Brewery in Fayetteville. 363-8129.

OZARK SOCIETY-HIGHLAND CHAPTER meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church, Calvin Road in Fayetteville. 521-4062.

GUIDED TOURS of Shaddox Hollow Nature at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, and of Historic Van Winkle Trails at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Hobbs State Park Conservation Area. 1st and 3rd weekends through October. Free. friendsofhobbs.com or 789-2380.

HORSESHOE PITCHING at 5 p.m. Mondays at Walker Park in Fayetteville. All ages and skill levels; $8 per year membership. 871-3724.

FAYETTEVILLE SCOOTER CLUB at 6 p.m. Mondays at Arsaga’s on Gregg in Fayetteville. myspace.com/fayettevillescooterclub or 313-0311.

FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS’ MARKET at 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays on the Fayetteville Square. Music by Check Back Later at 9 a.m. during Saturday morning Market at Jammin Java. Evening market at 4 p.m. Thursday nights at the Mill District at the intersection of School Avenue and Sixth Street.fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.

ROGERS FARMERS’ MARKET at 7 a.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays and at 4 p.m. Mondays at Frisco Park. 936-5487.

SPRINGDALE’S FARMERS’ MARKET at 7 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at the Jones Center for Families. 751-3352.

TENNIS CAMP Monday through July 10 at Summerhill Racquet Club, 3480 N. Summerhill Dr. in Fayetteville. Ages 5-6 at 9 a.m., ages 7-8 at 10 a.m., and ages 9-10 at 11 a.m. $60 per week. Also July 14, 21, 28. Registration required. cole_reeves@hotmail.com or 870-245-8505.

SUMMER MUSICAL CONSERVATORY: “Suessical, The Musical” begins Monday through Aug. 3 at Arts Live Theatre in Fayetteville and the Jones Center in Springdale. With Jules Taylor, Missy Gipson and Mark Landon Smith. Ages 11-18; $395. artslivetheatre.com or 521-4932.

LITTLE BINDERS AT THE BINDERY at 9 a.m. Monday and DYING DIPPING FOLDING AND RIPPING at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Little Mountain Bindery and Printmaking Studio, 572 W. 6th St. in Fayetteville. For ages 5-8. $99-$160 for the week, registration required. Next week: PRINTMAKING: SELF PORTRAITS and MY FAMILY HISTORY for ages 8-12. littlemountainbindery.com or 587-0238.

GONE FISHIN’ WITH WATERCOLORS at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Northwest Arkansas Creative Center in Fayetteville. For Pre-K. Registration required; $45. Also Handmade Printed Cards July 14, Play with Clay: Making Tiles July 21, Paint and Collage a Story July 28. nwaccc.org or 927-2491.

POETRY CAMP WITH CLAYTON SCOTT at 2 p.m. Monday through July 10 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free; for grades 3-5; registration required. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.

YOUTHCAN!’S MOMMY & ME: Heat Survival water projects at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Community Imagination Studio, 818 N. Sang Ave. in Fayetteville. $10; for 18 mo-5years. Next: 7/16: “Black Meets White” by Justine Fontes; Collages and Resist Paintings. communityimaginationstudio.org or 442-8585.

SAFE SITTER CLASSES at 9 a.m. Wednesday through July 10 at the Jones Center. Pre-registration required; $25; for ages 11-13. jonesnet.org or 750-6550.

REGISTER NOW FOR KIDS WRITE II with Betsy Penix and Lynette Terrell at 9 a.m. July 14-18 on UA Campus in Fayetteville. with speakers Howard Kuff and Aaron Bleidt. For grades 8-12. Registration required by Monday. $110. 751-1893.

REGISTER NOW FOR POTTERY CLASS for ages 7-9 at1 p.m. July 15-July 24, and PUPPET MAKING for ages 8+ at 9 a.m. July 28-Aug.1 at the Art Experience, 641 W. 6th St. in Fayetteville. $160-$250. fayettevillearts.org/2008/06/03/2008-summer-classes-at-the-art-experience/ or 442-0557.

SUMMER ART CLASSES: Printed Art Books Monday at the Northwest Arkansas Community Creative Center in Fayetteville. Self Portrait 7/14, Surrealism 7/14, Treasure Chest Boxes 7/21, Youth Advanced Wheel 7/28 and more. Times, ages and curriculum vary. Most classes are $75 for the week. nwaccc.org or 927-2491.

THEATRE SQUARED SUMMER CLASSES around a production of “A Mid Summer Night’s Dream” in Fayetteville and Bella Vista. theatresquared.org or 445-6333.

BRAIN TEASERS CLUB at 10 a.m. July 10 at the Schmieding Center in Springdale. 751-3043.

BINGO at 10 a.m. and MAHJONG at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.

CERAMICS at 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.

NEWCOMERS BRIDGE at 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.

LADIES TAP AND JAZZ CLASSES Mondays and Wednesdays mornings at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Times, levels, costs vary. 876-1324.

BASIC DRAWING at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and ACRYLIC PAINTING at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. 571-2920.

LIFT EXERCISE at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Fayetteville Senior Center. With Melissa Powers. 571-2920.

LINE DANCING at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Jones Center. Free. jonesnet.org or 756-8090, ext. 109.


ENTRIES FOR THE ANNUAL OLIVER W. BROWNING Poetry Competition due Aug. 1 to Indian Bay Press, 1 W. Mountain St. in Fayetteville, or their website. See website for requirements. IndianBayPress.com or 444-9323.

ENTRIES FOR THE PINNACLE HILLS ART FESTIVAL Sept. 5-7 in Rogers. For more information, StielDirect.net/festival/registration.html or 899-6294.

ENTRIES FOR SONGWRITING CONTEST at 10 a.m.Nov. 8 at Basin Park in Eureka Springs. Contact Janet Alexander at eurekafestivals@gmail.com. ozarkfolkfestival.com or 888-855-7823.

ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY, Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.
ARSAGA’S, 1582 Crossover, Ste. 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690. “Outsider Art” by Eddie Love through July.
ARSAGA’S, 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557. Acrylics by Gabriel Costes through July.
ART EMPORIUM, 2914 N. College, Fayetteville. 521-4141.
ARTFUL SPACES, 266 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. 582-5554.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS, 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org 751-5441. “Flower Power” by Susan Edgmon and works by Gary Tuttle through Saturday.
THE COMMON GROUNDS, 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515. Maggie Stephenson through the Summer.
DDP GALLERY, 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001.
FRAMEWORKS 645, 645 W. Dickson, Fayetteville. 443-1692.
FLAT ROCK STUDIO, 2002 S. School St., Fayetteville. flatrockclay.com or 521-3181.
HEARTWOOD GALLERY-An Artists Collective. 428 S. Government St., Fayetteville. 444-0888.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY, 318 S. First St., Rogers. juliewaitdesigns.com or 631-8706.
POOR RICHARD’S ART & THE RABBITS LAIR, 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.
STUDIO 62, 335 W. Van Buren, Eureka Springs. 363-9209.
TERRA STUDIOS, 12103 Hazel Valley Road, Durham. 643-3314.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FINE ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Fayetteville. 575-7987. “Summer Student Show” through Aug. 20.
WISHING SPRING ARTS AND CRAFTS GALLERY, 8862 W. McNelly Road, Bella Vista. villageartclub.org or 273-1798.

ARKANSAS AIR MUSEUM, Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. 521-4947. Aircraft from all eras of aviation history.

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER, Ninth and Commerce Streets, Little Rock. arkarts.com or (501)372-4000. “Hot Color Cool Glass” through July 27. “Cereal Inquiries” through July 20.

CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM, 930 California Drive, Fayetteville. clintonhousemuseum.org or 444-0066.

GRAVETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 503 Charlotte St. SE, Gravette. 787-7334. Early 1900s restored home with displays representing Gravette’s history.

PEA RIDGE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK, 15930 U.S. 62, Garfield. 451-8122. Self-guided road tour, 10-mile hiking trail, Civil War museum and bookstore.

PEEL MANSION MUSEUM AND HISTORIC GARDENS, 400 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville. 273-9664. 1875 Italianate mansion with historic roses and plants.

PRAIRIE GROVE BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK, 506 E. Douglas St., US Hwy. 62, Prairie Grove. 846-2990. Civil War battlefield with original buildings.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Down a Lazy River: Float Fishing on the White River” through Dec. 2008. “The Life Atomic: Growing Up in the Shadow of the A-Bomb” through Oct. 25. “Discovering the Bluff Dwellers” through Sept. 2008. “Virgil Lovelace and Life on the Farm” through August 2008.

SHILOH MUSEUM, 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdaleark.org/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds. “Ozark Voices” through Jan. 17. “Following the Crop” through August 23. “Play Ball!” through July 26.

SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM, 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011. “Promoting Siloam Springs Businesses” through Aug. 16.

“PRIDE” at 4 p.m. July 11 at Yvonne Richardson Southeast Fayetteville Community Center, 240 E. Rock. Free. 444-3461.

WEEN at 6 p.m. July 11 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.

PAT BENATAR at 6 p.m. July 12 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $32-$68. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.

BENJAMIN DEL SHREVE at 7 p.m. July 12 at the Jones Center. Track and Field Events at 6 p.m. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.

T TAURI FILM FESTIVAL AND MOVIE CAMP July 14-26 in Batesville. 18 and under. ttauri.org.

“EARLY MADISON COUNTY, 1983-1865” with Joy Russell of the Madison County Genealogical and Historical Society at noon Wednesday at the Shiloh Museum. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.

FEED MILL SUMMER FILM SERIES: “The Five Obstruction” by Lars Von Trier at 8:30 p.m. July 17 at the New Design Center, 525 S. School, Ste. B in Fayetteville. $5. newdesigncenter.com or 587-9925.

FAT TIRE FESTIVAL July 18-20 in Eureka Springs. Mountain Bike events. fattirefestival.com.

OZARK IRON CHEF July 19 at the Fayetteville Farmers Market. fayettevillefarmersmarket.org or 236-2910.

BLUES IN THE NATURAL STATE at 4 p.m.July 19 at George’s Majestic Lounge on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Guitar workshop with Isayah Warford. Performers include Michael Burks, Isayah’s Allstars, John Horton, Ocie Fisher, Daryl Brooks, Liz Lottmann, Pamela Nelson, Gib Ponder, Kory Montgomery, Oreo Blue with Brian Crowne, The Jimmy Thackery/Earl Cates Band. $5-$15. ozarkbluessociety.org or 527-6618.

THEATRE SQUARED: “TO BEE OR NOT TO BEE?” at 10:30 a.m. July 19 at the Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org or 571-2222, ext. 4370.

OMNI CENTER NWACC’S SUMMER FILM FEST CONCLUDES: “Speaking Freely: Chalmers Johnson on U.S. Hegemony” at 6:30 p.m. July 23 at NWACC’s White Auditorium, (Burns Hall, Rm 1080), in Bentonville. Free; discussion follows film. 855-6836.

BOAR’S HEAD PLAYERS: “The Man Without A Country” directed by Larry Mitchell at 8 p.m. July 24-26 and at 2 p.m. July 27 at Nadine Baum Studios at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Free-$14. 575-3946.

BENJAMIN DEL SHREVE and TIFFANY CHRISTOPHER at 7 p.m. July 24 in Gulley Park in Fayetteville. Free. accessfayetteville.org or 444-3471.

THE CIVIL WAR IN SHILOH at 10 a.m. July 26 at the Shiloh Museum. Living history portrayal of a Civil War surgeon by Doug Kidd; canon and musket drills; Northern Cavalry recruiters; log cabin cooking with the Sons of Confederate Veterans; Lacemaking by the Dogwood Lace Guild and Civil War stories by the Tellers of Tales. springdaleark.org/shiloh or 750-8165.

MOE and DEL MCCOURY BAND at 6 p.m. July 26 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. $25. arkansasmusicpavilion.com.

TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA at 7 p.m. July 26 at the Jones Center. Hawaiian Luau at 6 p.m. jonesnet.org or 756-8090.

“MY FAIR LADY” at 7 p.m. July 25, July 31-Aug.2 and Aug. 7-9, and at 2 p.m. July 27, Aug. 3 and Aug. 10 at Rogers Little Theater. $9.50-$47. RogersLittleTheater.com or 631-8988.

BOAR’S HEAD PLAYERS: “How to Get the Mango (When the Lizard’s in the Way)” directed by Kate Frank, at 8 p.m. July 31- Aug. 2 and at 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at Nadine Baum Studios at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. Free-$14. 575-3946.

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